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So What...

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    so what if I like the dog more than my family
    so what if my list of hobbies includes: sitting
    so what if I want to get a tattoo of the word "if" on my left arm
    so what if all I do is dream and fail to live
    so what if the trees and clouds make me happier than most people
    so what if I think I think more interesting thoughts than the proles on the street
    so what if my clothes are second hand and tatty
    so what if I just spent the afternoon smoking pot and listening to the Velvet Underground & Nico
    so what if I eat too much junk food
    so what if my passions are all abstracted
    so what if this never gets published

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    so what if the war never stops
    so what if bush and blair are right
    so what if I'm European
    so what if the third world war is called "War on Terror"
    so what if the war never stops
    so what if the war never stops
    so what if you die and he dies and she dies
    so what if the postal service post my letters at noon
    so what if the globe is warming
    so what if the gorillas die out
    so what if the guerrillas die out
    so what if we eat GM foods

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